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August 29, 2017
Do you know what's in your refrigerator and how long it's been there? Know what the dates on food means so you don't waste food. (Photo courtesy of vilhelm, Morguefile)
Is any food in your fridge reaching antique status?
August 29, 2017 - 7:32am
Ninety-eight-year-old Ordean Oen reaches for the high-hanging fruit on a chokecherry bush near Park River recently. Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Retired nuclear physicist from Park River makes, sells thousands of jars of chokecherry jelly for charity
August 29, 2017 - 6:30am
August 28, 2017
Matt Larson, operations manager at CHS Agri Services Center in Holdrege, Neb., shows a field of soybeans inundated with Palmer amaranth on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Nick Nelson / Forum News Service
ND tour group gets up-close look at destructive weed Palmer amaranth
August 28, 2017 - 7:48am
August 26, 2017
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Crop researchers want to make canola more profitable for North Dakota farmers
August 26, 2017 - 8:30am
August 25, 2017
Carolyn Lange / Tribune

A variety of food, oil, lotions and cosmetics can be made from hemp, and industrial hemp is gaining ground in Minnesota. In 2016 there were 47 acres of hemp planted on seven farms in the state. This year there are 2,100 acres of hemp planted on 42 farms.
Finding a market for hemp: More than 2,000 acres planted in Minnesota this year
August 25, 2017 - 10:13pm
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Why are Bill Gates and Richard Branson investing in meat that costs $18,000 a pound?
August 25, 2017 - 9:55am
August 21, 2017
Conveyer belts shoot the fruit into trucks at Elm Lake Cranberry Co. near Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. (Katherine Rodeghier/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
August 21, 2017 - 1:32pm
Jon Timothy "J.T." Korkow, owner of Northwest Financial Consulting of Volberg, Mont., is one of few freelance ag credit advocates in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Montana. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
August 21, 2017 - 6:45am
Jenny Schlecht
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
August 21, 2017 - 5:45am
Jonathan Knutson
'Lip service' to soil health?
August 21, 2017 - 5:05am
Having the courage to speak up on an issue or cause is your right and freedom. Katie Pinke / Forum News Service
Do you need a dose of leadership courage?
August 21, 2017 - 4:08am
August 19, 2017
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A buffer is land adjacent to a stream, river, lake or wetland. Buffers are critically important to keeping water clean.
Renville SWCD ready to assist landowners in meeting buffer law
August 19, 2017 - 8:04am
August 18, 2017
Joe Borgen of East Grand Forks hangs on the wheel of his father's 1910 Fairbanks-Morse tractor, just like he did when he was little. The tractor that operates with a hit-and-miss engine is one of three of its kind left in the world, Borgen said Friday as he looked over it at the Heritage Village. (April Baumgarten/Forum News Serviceplay button
107-year-old tractor, one of two that is operational, visits northwest Minn.
August 18, 2017 - 6:14pm
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Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
August 18, 2017 - 4:56pm
Carolyn Lange / Tribune
A "Soil Social" was held Thursday where Ridgewater College teachers shared a meal and conversation about agriculture with Kandiyohi County farmers. The event was held at at Ridgewater College in Willmar.play button
Soil Social: Finding common ground in agriculture
August 18, 2017 - 7:03am